Globalization Of Eating Disorders By Susan Bordo Summary

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Artrial Mayo Rebekah Starnes English 100 3 August 2012 WP3 Rough Draft In this essay “Globalization of Eating Disorders” Susan Bordo discus how eating disorders have spread across the globe. She claims that the globalizations of eating disorders are due to the media like television shows, advertisement, music videos and magazines. She gives great details and examples of how eating disorders are no longer just a typical white girl thing. She even reminds us that it is not just in America the title of the essay clearly states that Bordo really gave me something to think about. This disorder thing is affecting the entire world not just the Americans, Africa, China, and Fiji.…show more content…
Tenisha thinks that she is gross a dough girl(282) As a child I was that fat kid that wanted to look like every other skinny girl in my family and at school. At school it always seems as if the skinny white girls were pretty than everyone else. It really never bother me that much at school, because of the world and its stereo type, I felt that at school that the white girls knew that black girls had voluptuous bodies. They saw it mostly in the videos that we as young people watched daily after…show more content…
(282) my parents however would always tell me “don’t let your eyes get bigger than your stomach “right then I knew that they were telling me not to eat too much, eat until I was full and not to eat just because it was there. Even Bordo admits that with fast food chains on every corner childhood obesity is on the rise and the cultural meaning of fat and thin has changed .(283) Although she puts most of the blame on the media , we as a people have to be held accountable for what we do and what we allow to affect our

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